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Weird file name side effect in validating.

From: Keith Hopper <kh@waikato.ac.nz>
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 20:45:00 -0500 (EST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Sb9a2b6f0akh@waikato.ac.nz>
     The attached tiny file validates as xml (which was expected).  If,
however, the same file is accidentally renamed as ch2-ex1.html then it does
not validate corresctly.  This is, to my way of thinking, ridiculous. 
Validtion should be the same irrespective of the file name!


                         Keith Hopper

Keith Hopper
Senior Lecturer
Department of Computer Science

Received on Sunday, 24 November 2002 17:12:43 UTC

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